Beginning Bible Study

This Bible study is based on the Gospel of John, the fourth book of the New Testament. This book presents who Jesus Christ is and what He did while He was on the earth. The word gospel means “good news.”

Some Helpful Definitions

Faith: believing that God will do what He says He will do.
Sin: any violation of God’s standards of right and wrong.
Christian: one who believes that Jesus Christ died on the cross for sinners and was resurrected and has received Jesus Christ into his life as Savior and Lord

1. Why was the Gospel of John written? (20:31)

2. What three titles are given to Christ in John 14:6?

3. What kind of life did Christ come to give you? (10:10)

4. What did God do for you that proves He loves you? (3:16)

5. What did Christ do for your sins? (1:29)

6. What must you do in order to become a child of God? (1:12)

7. Have you by faith invited Jesus Christ into your life?

8. Did He come into your life when you asked Him?

Jesus said in Revelation 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door [of your life] and knock, if anyone hears My voice and opens the door [receive Him], I will come in.” He promised to come in if you ask Him.
On the basis of the preceding verse, how do you know that Christ is in your life?

9. What three things are true of you now that you have received Christ into your life? (5:24)

10. What did Jesus say about those who follow Him? (8:12)

11. Just before Christ left the earth, whom did He promise to send in His Place? (14:26)

12. Where did He say the Holy Spirit would dwell (live)? (14:16,17)

After Christ died and rose from the grave, He went to heaven and sent the Holy Spirit to live in all believers. If you have received Christ, you have received the holy Spirit into your life. He is Christ’s representative to us. He and Christ are One as Jesus Christ and the Father are One (John 14:9-12, 10:30; Romans 8:9).

13. What are six things that the Holy Spirit does? (7:37-39; 15:26; 16:7,8: 16:13-15)

14. What illustration did Christ use to explain our relationship with Him? (15:15)

15. Why has Christ chosen you? (15:16)

16. After Andrew met Jesus personally, what did he want to do for his brother? (1:41,42)

For Further Study
Read the entire Gospel of John, at least one chapter a day. Write down a short title and brief summary for each chapter.

“The Non-Confronter’s Guide To Leading A Person To Christ” Walter S. Bleecker Appendix B

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